Pressure Calculation Overview
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 The Pressures Calculation section covers the basic calculations for calculation of a pressure.  The calculations covered are:
  • Central Venous Pressure (CVP)
  • Right Ventricular Systolic Pressure (RVSP)
  • Pulmonary Artery Diastolic Pressure (PAD)
  • Mean Pulmonary Artery Pressure (PAP)
  • Left Atrial Pressure (LAP)
    • by Mitral Regurgitant Jet
    • by Color M-Mode
  • Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure (PCWP)
    • by Tissue Doppler Echocardiography (TDE)
    • by Left Ventricular Inflow (LVI) or Pulmonary Vein Outflow (PVO) 
  • Left Ventricular End-Diastolic Pressure (LVEDP)

 Each calculation has advantages and disadvantages.  Please consult the educational section for more information or follow the links in the calculation page.

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